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's also helping our environment. kristin fisher explains how. >> reporter: the opening of a new metro bus facility may not seem like a big deal, but the last time that this happened was back when buses like this ruled the streets. this is the first new metro bus facility in 23 years and it took three years and $97 million to build. it's called the shepard parkway metro bus division and it sits on 16 acres of land in southwest washington. it has parking spaces for 250 buses, massive state of the art maintenance bays, a bus wash, fueling station. it's also metro's first building to obtain the lead silver certification. the greener facility is good for the environment and also good for the 400 employees that will be working here. there's even skylights in the garages. >> 400 plus employees who now have a facility that encourages and indeed makes possible greater production and workplace satisfaction. >> obviously we'll be able to improve and maintain our vehicles much better than we have in the past, especially for those who ride the buses in the southeast and the southwest of the district.
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're so endangered, because the fewer the resources are -- and in a desert environment, where you don't have a lot of rain, you don't have a lot of animal life, you don't have a lot to choose from, they have to spread out and travel farther and have more space. the carrying capacity on land is less, so you have less animals on more space. and that's part of the problem. i mean, part of the problem is that we're invading, and we're moving into the desert, because we think it's a great place to retire and things like that, and we're pushing them out of that space, and they have less to choose from. jarod: now, the living desert zoo, they're extremely involved in protecting, and preserving, and educating about all desert life. why is the mexican wolf such a priority for breeding, especially among the zoos in the united states? liz: because there are so few of them, and we need a lot of help from facilities that exist in the environmental conditions that they belong in to help us out and help us breed, because there aren't very many of them left. jarod: right, because ultimately, i mean,
the world. >> here to explain why these birds are so important to the environment is sea world and bush gardens ambassador and friend, julie scardina. we want to talk about this whale it's gotten a lot of press. the whale's name is nakai and there was a huge gash taken out of the chunk of the chin and the question was peta was asking, was this a whale fight? did something happen? how did the injury happen? >> he injured it against the side of the pool or one of the areas where he goes through the channels and things like that. so we, i was just there, i saw him he's actually doing really, really well. >> healing? >> it's hard to look at that. >> definitely not a sightly injury there, but it's amazing how well he is doing. he's responding to the other whales and the trainers and everything just like normal. >> will that regenerate, will it grow back? >> yes. actually we're figuring that after it all grows back in, just like a normal wound, it gran hates. -- it granulates. >> but he's in chlorine. >> it heals up really good and i'm thinking, that's good for the whale. >> no. >> salt also
procurement called next generation desktop environment. so, agencies are moving in that direction, and we're seeing more and more of those come in. mostly cross-domain is a component of a bigger procurement, not a procurement on itself. >> on itself. and so you would then team with other firms and there's a lot of teaming going on around all that cross-domain. yes. and so people looking to enter this segment of the marketplace, what should they focus on? i mean, obviously, their competency. what else? >> you know, i would say partner with someone who's in the space already. we're not the only ones, of course. there are others. because it's a tough-- it's a tough area to get into if you're not experienced in it. >> ok. yes. and when you mention security clearance, is it a highly secured space? >> yes, it is. most of the solutions are installed in scifs or other secure facilities. >> mm-hmm. so, if you haven't been in this, it's not something that you can, as an ingenue, start up. >> right. it's a difficult startup. yeah. >> and you need to have those clearances. what about the depth that r
that's called turn-about ranch. it's a therapeutic school environment. i'd like for you to go. i'll tell you, you can stay as long as you want. if you got there and decided i don't like this, okay. you're not being sent away somewhere. it's something that i would do for you, not to you. you wanted to leave, you could leave. if you wanted to stay, you can stay. it is a stunningly beautiful place with really nice people and really good therapists that can really help you with your anger, can help you with what you want to do to take care of you and gives me a chance to work on these guys. i asked kristin hayes. she's from the aspen education group. she's here because she can talk about this a little bit. kristin, what do you want to say? >> sometimes it takes a removal from your comfort zone to really affect change and to remove yourself from your home and school environment so you're able to do whatever you want whenever you want. that's what turn-about ranch is about. it's a ranch in utah for teens from 13-17 years old. it's duel licensed. we're uniquely suited for teens like you
the importance of physical activity, raise their concern for the environment and focus on the need for safer routes for walking. >> it represents what can happen in a split second. two teenagers hit not far froo here. >> the fire chief put his walking shoes on along with councilmembers and local officials joining students, staff and parents. >> i think the kids absolutely love it. if it were up to the kids, they would do this every day. >> reporter: to end the morning, a performance for us, a song about pedestrian safety as they geared up for this year's walk to school day. this isn't the end of it. many of these kids say they plan to walk home as well at the end of the day. in silver spring, maryland, melissa mollet. >> folks driving this afternoon should keep an eye out for the kids walking. >> yes, they should. danella sealock has the latest on the traffic. >> good morning. it was a tough commute. now, things are looking a lot better. a lot of fender benders because of fog earlier. the road looks clear. i want to show you the american legion bridge. road work is blocking the left lane her
from dominion power. you'll also be helping the environment at same time. >> cash back, that sounds good, and bacon, too. >> a soggy morning in portions of the region. your weather first straight ahead. >> want to make a fat paycheck out of college? head down south. graduates of the georgia institute of technology have the highest paychecks for both recent grads and students who graduated 15 years ago. the university of florida is second followed by texas and ivy league schools doesn't come on this list till number 18. >> the top 17 are all public schools. at number 17 the university of virginia, the cavaliers are right ahead of princeton in that ranking. gw is number 38. the only other local school in the top 50 is gw. >> bacon bacon. this country was built by working people. the economy needs manufacturing. machines, tools, people making stuff. companies have to invest in making things. infrastructure, construction, production. we need it now more than ever. chevron's putting more than $8 billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we
and recently suffered a heart attack surviving one week in this unforgiving environment is hard. and this week officials started sending out cadaver dogs. >> it is a very difficult place to survive. he's been out there seven days. if he is still here, he would have to be very adaptable to these times of conditions in order to survive that long. >> now at 6:00, the suspicious disappearance of a northern virginia mother. >>> right now a woman is missing and it turned out someone called the cop on her. >> deadly consequences after a police chase. police want a video taken down. >>> most of the rain is gone but drivers could face new threats. >>> now to the race for the white house. we are a little more than 24 hours away from the first presidential debate between president obama and mitt romney. there are indications tonight that are significant number of american will be watching. in a newly released nbc news "wall street journal" survey, nearly 40% of the voters polled said the debates will be an important factor in deciding their vote. steve handelsman joins us from denver where the debate wil
of the pool's environment. immediately prior to him sustaining the injury, he and two other whales were engaged in normal social behavior. the theme park's orca program has come under fire before. in 2010, a trainer was killed by nakai's father, tilikum after the orca dragged her into the water by her pony tail in front of an audience full of horrified spectators. federal regulators have since banned them from entering the water during a performance with orcas and seaworld says it has improved procedures. >> they swim in endless circles in chemically treated water for dead fish all for the amusement of tourists. it is cruelty from the day they are born until the day they die. >> reporter: seaworld says it treats its animals with the utmost care and in a statement adds, there is no organization in the world more committed to the physical, social and mental welfare of its animals than seaworld. >> we contacted the department of agriculture about peta's complaint. they say an inspector will be send to sea world to check the validity of the claim. >>> now at 5:00, breaking news at this hour
's injury occurred when he came into contact with a portion of the pool environment. immediately prior to nakai sustaining the injury, he and two other whales were engaged in normal social behavior. the theme park's orca program has come under fire before. in 2010 a trainer was killed by nakai's father tilikum at seaworld, orlando offer the orca dragged her by her hair into the matter by her pony tail in front of spectators. federal regulators have band seaworld trainers from entering the water and seaworld says it has improved safety procedures. >> they swim in endless circles in chemically treated water for dead fish all for the entertainment of tourists and it's cruelty. >> reporter: seaworld says it treats the whales with utmost care and in its statement adds there is no organization in the world more committed to the physical, social and mental welfare of its animals than seaworld. despite that statement released by seaworld, peta says they will be here to protest at the park tomorrow. david? >> all right. miguel almaguer, thank you very much. now a check of the weather from al. >
's a greet event. sort of, back in that environment, if you like. it gets the crowd into it like no other event in golf can do. >> what happened? >> well, ian poulter started a recovery -- >> on saturday. >> on saturday by birdieing the last five holes and last two matches for the europeansing looked like they were going to go the wrong way, in which case, you know, it was over. and it was over anyway at 10-4. because of the momentum that they came in with, you know, i said that evening, you know, they feel like they are tied 6-10. at that point i don't think a european team or any team had gone into, you know, the locker room that evening four matches behind and felt so good about themselves. >> an poulter five birdies in a row. what about tiger's performance? >> tiger didn't play well the first morning. but to be honest with you, really played fairly well, you know, from then on. just ran into a buzz saw with, you know, he and his partner, played extremely well in the singles match but was beaten by molinari. there was one great moment when the crowd was singing ♪ there's only one col
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